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Rajinikanth, Rajamouli Endorse Narendra Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Campaign Rajinikanth, Rajamouli Endorse Narendra Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Campaign
- September 23, 2017

The tweet came in response to PM Modi's invitation to Rahane, which sought for the batting mainstay to participate in the " Swachhata Hi Seva " movement. In 2016, the 2nd of October saw the current Indian captain, Virat Kohli take part in a similar cleanliness campaign at the Eden Gardens on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. (more...)
Albrecht, Holman have big matches as Huskers sweep No. 2 Penn State Albrecht, Holman have big matches as Huskers sweep No. 2 Penn State
- September 23, 2017

Cook was considering not playing Holman because he doesn't want the injury to linger. As were most of Albrecht's 40 attempts, of which 19 found the floor to give Nebraska's senior outside hitter a new career high in kills. 3-4). She also had three blocks. After Hunter's serve sailed wide to cut NU's lead to 20-19, Lee sent her own serve out of bounds. Holman's 13th kill of the match made it 22-19 Huskers. (more...)
Herrera heaps pressure on City Herrera heaps pressure on City
- September 23, 2017

And Townsend is convinced that the Red Devils will be serious contenders for the Premier League title this season . I think City clearly have an unbelievable squad, and when they play at their very best, they produce a level of football few can get close to. (more...)
Chelsea team predicted: Expected Chelsea line up to face Stoke
- September 23, 2017

The Belgium worldwide has made three substitute appearances for the Blues so far this term - with Conte insisting on not rushing the talismanic Belgian back into action following a serious ankle injury . One player who will be missing for Stoke this weekend is Kurt Zouma, now on a season-long loan with the Potters but ineligible to feature against his parent club. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane can face son Enzo when Real Madrid visits Alaves
- September 23, 2017

But I am still lucky, don't worry. "Tomorrow, we have a match in which to prove ourselves and I have a match to show that I'm worthy of being in this job". The game is Real Madrid against Alaves". I'm happy for him, because he's working well and is in a good group. He debuted as a late substitute in a 2-0 loss to Barcelona, and played 58 minutes in a 1-0 defeat at Celta Vigo. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: Sergio Aguero will carry goalscoring talent to the grave Pep Guardiola: Sergio Aguero will carry goalscoring talent to the grave
- September 23, 2017

Ironically, despite beating Burton 4-1, United don't seem as interested in the tournament this season, with Mourinho claiming after the game that English clubs could do without it. I think there's a lot more to the Premier League than just those two. "Three days later we have a game, then three days later we have the Champions League and then, after, Stamford Bridge". (more...)
Stoke could have one fit centre-back for Chelsea game - Hughes Stoke could have one fit centre-back for Chelsea game - Hughes
- September 23, 2017

Chelsea have endured a mixed start to the season, with the 2-1 victory at Wembley over Spurs the early highlight. But back to Stoke, who have yet to win in four tries away from the Britannia (or whatever betting company it's sponsored by at the minute) but have yet to lose in three tries at home, including a win over Arsenal and a draw with Manchester United . (more...)
Maria results in $19mn CCRIF payout for Dominica Maria results in $19mn CCRIF payout for Dominica
- September 23, 2017

Three people were killed yesterday in Haiti as heavy rains associated with the powerful Hurricane Maria which lashed sections of the country. However, he said based on historical knowledge of Dominica and the fact that the eye of storm swept across the island from southeast to northwest, there would be "billions of dollars" in damage, with virtually every one of the estimated 70,000 population directly or indirectly impacted. (more...)
Leicester City v Liverpool Leicester City v Liverpool
- September 23, 2017

Thrashed 5-0 at Manchester City before frustrating home draws against Sevilla and Burnley , Liverpool return to Leicester tomorrow morning (Singapore time ) with injury concerns over defenders Dejan Lovren and Joel Matip . Straining to stay fit as is, the Liverpool squad will need to rally if they are going to fend off the counter attacking prowess of the Foxes . Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho was substituted at halftime, but Klopp said it was not through injury. (more...)
Kane transfer ruled out as Tottenham boss Pochettino responds to trophy claims Kane transfer ruled out as Tottenham boss Pochettino responds to trophy claims
- September 23, 2017

But when we signed Toby Alderweireld the following the summer, the club's decision was whether to sign another midfielder or to give the possibility to Eric to fit into that position on the pitch. Dier was heavily linked with a £50m summer switch to Manchester United but Pochettino was not aware of any bids. "I am a bit away from all that happens", he said. (more...)
Reds extend Tucker Barnhart Reds extend Tucker Barnhart
- September 23, 2017

The next closest backstop is Martin Maldonado of the Los Angeles Angels with nine. "He worked his way up through our system, improving every step of the way, and has established himself as an elite defensive catcher and a productive offensive player". (more...)
Young Fan Injured by Foul Ball at Yankee Stadium Young Fan Injured by Foul Ball at Yankee Stadium
- September 23, 2017

Is Major League Baseball going to wait for a tragedy of that size to play out before making changes.or will we all realize how lucky we are that we didn't see that happen on Wednesday and make the change now to ensure it never happens. The move followed a recommendation for teams to improve barriers near the dugout. New York City Councilman Rafael L. Espinal Jr. introduced legislation in May for protective netting to be extended to the ends of both dugouts, and a hearing is scheduled for ... (more...)
Gokhan Saki Sleeps Henrique da Silva With Left Hook Gokhan Saki Sleeps Henrique da Silva With Left Hook
- September 23, 2017

Saki bately missed a head kick. So Saki planted the Brazilian on the canvas with a punch. Saki landed some punches as da Silva looked to close the distance. Saki's assault continued throughout the first round as he landed a barrage of left hands that rattled da Silva numerous times, but to his credit, the UFC veteran weathered the storm amidst a bloody nose, while eating a ton of shots. (more...)
Suit against National Football League says Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE Suit against National Football League says Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE
- September 23, 2017

It was five days after he beat a double-murder charge. But a 27 year old? This case can go one of two ways. This lawsuit has settlement written all over it. The number or type of hits to the head needed to trigger CTE is still unknown, the center says, noting that other factors, such as genetics, may play a role in the development of the disease, but "these other factors are not yet understood". (more...)
Mariners to extend netting at Safeco Field Mariners to extend netting at Safeco Field
- September 23, 2017

The announcements come one day after a young girl was struck in the face by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium in NY. There has been one reported death of a fan at an Major League Baseball park resulting from an errant foul ball. In 2015, Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert Manfred recommended that teams have netting between both dugouts and within 70 feet of home plate. (more...)
India v/s Australia, 2nd ODI India v/s Australia, 2nd ODI
- September 23, 2017

What he has done with the Indian team is been exceptional. In the third over, Rohit Sharma hit the first four for Pat Cummins. The Delhi dasher put up yet another masterclass innings with the willow as his knock of 92 runs helped India post a target of 253 runs. (more...)
Australia prepared for Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya came out of syllabus
- September 23, 2017

For, this Indian team knows how to fight back, even from 11/3. In his incisive first spell, he got rid of both the Aussie openers, having cleaned up Cartwright before bowling a ideal outswinger to have Warner edging one to second slip. Kohli laced his 107-ball knock with eight boundaries, while Rahane hit seven fours during his 64-ball innings. Do not sledge Virat Kohli . Stoinis stretched the innings with quite crisp blows but India needed only two deliveries to take out Nathan ... (more...)
Russell Wilson feels Seahawks' offense is only 'a few plays away' Russell Wilson feels Seahawks' offense is only 'a few plays away'
- September 23, 2017

Carroll said on Wednesday that Graham would like to play and the team will likely wait to see how Graham does in pre-game warmups Sunday before making a final decision. "I don't know the situation with Jimmy but whatever the situation is", Willson said. "The end of last season, when he played a lot, he really seemed to be becoming more effective". (more...)
Eddie Jones Announces England Training Camp Squad Eddie Jones Announces England Training Camp Squad
- September 23, 2017

Eager to play down Smith's role during the three-day training camp, Jones joked that he will be confined to low-key tasks that include cleaning the boots of first-choice No.10 Ford. "They've had a tough season again but like any good team they've got a good game in them and we've just got to make sure we prepare well for Argentina and then we'll worry about the games after that". (more...)
President Trump: NFL owners should fire players who protest the national anthem President Trump: NFL owners should fire players who protest the national anthem
- September 23, 2017

Hill came under fire last week for tweets referring to Trump as a "white supremacist" and continued to express her disapproval of the president after his comments in Alabama. 'That owner, they don't know it - they are friends of mine - they don't know, they are going to be the most popular person, for a week. But they also added that "His protests resonated with many who believe the National Football League is doing too little to fight inequality". (more...)
Stanley takes golf tour lead Stanley takes golf tour lead
- September 23, 2017

Just like that, Thomas had a 4-under 66 and a share of the lead with Paul Casey and Webb Simpson and was back in control - a loose term the way this tournament is shaping up going into the week - of his chase for the $10-million bonus. Since then he has claimed 15 top five finishes - three more than any other "win-less" player has managed in the same period. Jon Rahm , Gary Woodland , Patrick Reed and Justin Rose are all a shot adrift of the lead, with Brooks Koepka, Jason Dufner ... (more...)
Tiger Woods 'doing really well,' not ready to return yet Tiger Woods 'doing really well,' not ready to return yet
- September 23, 2017

Woods explained that he's had chipping and putting contests with Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler , who are South Florida neighbors, but that he's "not looking ahead" to playing any time soon. Justin also comes over to practice his chipping. I didn't know Woods was even able to work out six days a week, much less accomplishing that. "Until I do, I'm going to listen to my doctors and continue to take it slowly". (more...)
Quickley commits to Kentucky Quickley commits to Kentucky
- September 23, 2017

The Wildcats were widely considered the favorite to land Quickley, who trained and played under coach John Calipari this summer on the U.S. FIBA Under-19 World Cup team. "Quickley has plus size for his position (his wingspan reportedly has been measured at 6'7"), and he's a sound decision-maker with good passing vision who should be able to match up with multiple perimeter positions at the next level. (more...)
We must learn lessons from Man City thrashing, says Watford boss Silva We must learn lessons from Man City thrashing, says Watford boss Silva
- September 23, 2017

Younes Kaboul , Craig Cathcart and Sebastian Prodl are all ruled out of the game and Miguel Britos remains suspended , but Kiko Femenia should be back from injury to take a place on the bench. We aren't the fourth best team in the Premier League because we were in fourth position before that match. "It is important to us that we play our game, with our ideas and philosophy and try to achieve good results". (more...)
India Gets Top Spot in ODI Rankings India Gets Top Spot in ODI Rankings
- September 23, 2017

Virat Kohli had a verbal battle with Matthew Wade during the 2nd ODI cricket match at Eden Garden in Kolkata . "We didn't feel like we had enough on the board at the break". "I think it speaks volume about their character", said Kohli. "Looking at the World Cup in acouple of years time, that really augurs well for us, how the team is shaping up". (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott will play for the next two games, at a minimum Ezekiel Elliott will play for the next two games, at a minimum
- September 23, 2017

The hearing will take place in New Orleans and lawyers for the NFL and NFL Players Association have been authorized 20 minutes of argument time for each side. "It may be hard for the league to convince the court that it will suffer irreparable harm given that Elliott could serve his suspension later in the season or next season once a full appeal on the merits has been decided". (more...)
Tigers announce that manager Brad Ausmus will not return for 2018 season Tigers announce that manager Brad Ausmus will not return for 2018 season
- September 23, 2017

On August 31, the club dealt another outfielder in Justin Upton to the Los Angeles Angels before notably trading the team's ace, Justin Verlander , to the Houston Astros minutes before the waiver deadline. Just where Ausmus ends up next is unclear but what Detroit's front office must do in finding his successor is fairly obvious. Injuries and poor bullpens have been the biggest problem, but clearly this Tigers team was supposed to win more over the past four years. (more...)
Pep bemoans Cup's toll on City Pep bemoans Cup's toll on City
- September 23, 2017

And despite a favourable tie against Wolves in the next round, Guardiola has now slammed the competition as a 'waste of energy'. It's Pep Guardiola versus Jose Mourinho , though this time it's been considerably more pleasant than their rivalry in Spain. (more...)
Bayern Munich's Tom Starke out of retirement after Manuel Neuer setback Bayern Munich's Tom Starke out of retirement after Manuel Neuer setback
- September 23, 2017

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti was pleased with James Rodriguez's display in his team's 3-0 win at Schalke , but said the attacker was not yet at full fitness. In a recent interview, James said: "The goal gave me confidence and I started playing more relaxed", the 26-year-old said afterward. "I want to help the team score goals and give assists to my team-mates". (more...)
Rams Hold On to Defeat 49ers, 41-39 in San Francisco Shootout Rams Hold On to Defeat 49ers, 41-39 in San Francisco Shootout
- September 22, 2017

They've got a chance to win a low-scoring game in Week 3 by keeping the game below the over/under of 40. He followed up with two more before half-time as the Rams held on for their second win of the year. In Seattle, Hyde rushed for 124 yards on 15 carries and averaged 8.3 yards per attempt. It could have been a three-score night for Hyde, too, but the 49ers opted for a play-action pass to tight end Garrett Celek when they reached the 1-yard line early in the fourth quarter. (more...)